Construction to start Monday on the Thirty Meter Telescope
By Timothy Hurley email@example.com
July 11, 2019
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Construction on the Thirty Meter Telescope stopped in 2015 after protesters were arrested for blocking work vehicles from traveling to the site. Late that year, the state Supreme Court halted the project on procedural issues.
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Gov. David Ige, left, spoke at a news conference Wednesday with state Attorney General Clare Connors, Board of Land and Natural Resources Chairwoman Suzanne Case, Department of Transportation Deputy Director Ed Sniffen and Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory Board of Governors Chairman Henry Yang at Governor’s ceremonial office at the state Capitol.